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2014-02-12 08:34:29

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, Agile-1, a global workforce management solutions company, received recognition from BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, for providing exceptional performance. This year's award, Process Innovation - Regional Supplier of the Year, is based on Agile-1's superior performance, continuous improvement and customer service. Partnering with clients to help them achieve...

2014-02-07 16:24:53

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE:BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today that it will present at the following investor healthcare conferences in February 2014: Leerink Global Healthcare Conference 2014February 12, 201410:15 a.m. ET Citi 2014 Global Healthcare ConferenceFebruary 25, 201412:15 p.m. ET Live webcasts of BD's presentations can be accessed on the BD corporate website at...

2014-02-07 12:23:23

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global technology company, today announced the appointment of Amit Bhalla as Vice President, Global Strategy and Development. Mr. Bhalla will join BD in March, 2014 and will report to Vincent A. Forlenza, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President. "I am pleased to welcome Amit to our management team," said Mr. Forlenza. "His extensive experience covering the Medical...

2014-01-28 16:25:19

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 54.5 cents per common share payable on March 31, 2014 to holders of record on March 10, 2014. The indicated annual dividend rate is $2.18 per share. About BDBD is a leading medical technology company that partners with customers and stakeholders to address many of the world's most pressing and evolving health needs. Our...

2014-01-14 08:29:20

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a global medical technology company, announced today that it will host a live webcast of its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Tuesday, January 28, 2014, at 1 p.m. (ET). The webcast can be accessed from the BD corporate website at http://www.bd.com/investors and will be available for replay through Tuesday, February 4, 2014. About BDBD is a leading medical technology company that...

2014-01-07 23:01:13

Originally spun out of Avago, Alverix Finds a Strategic Home with BD Murray Hill, New Jersey (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 New Venture Partners LLC (”New Venture Partners”), a venture capital firm focused on investing in corporate technology spinouts, announced the acquisition of Alverix, Inc. (“Alverix”) by BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX). Alverix designs, develops and manufactures handheld diagnostic test instruments for companies to be paired with rapid medical...

2014-01-07 16:25:41

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) announced today that it will conduct a live webcast of its first fiscal quarter 2014 earnings conference call on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. (ET). BD will issue a press release detailing the quarter's earnings earlier that morning. The webcast of the conference call, along with related slides, will be accessible through BD's website at www.bd.com/investors and will be...

2014-01-07 08:30:54

Advances BD Diagnostics' Point-of-Care Strategy FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today that it has acquired Alverix, Inc., a privately-held diagnostic instrument company known for its optoelectronics expertise. Since 2008, BD and Alverix have collaborated in the point-of-care diagnostic market with the design and development of the BD Veritor(TM) System, which has...

Deadly Fungus Cause Of Frog Declines In The Andes
2013-12-13 07:25:23

San Francisco State University Amphibians at high elevations can tolerate temperature changes, but susceptible to deadly fungus A deadly fungus, and not climate change as is widely believed, is the primary culprit behind the rapid decline of frog populations in the Andes mountains, according to a new study published today in the journal Conservation Biology. Frogs living at higher elevations can tolerate increasing temperatures, researchers found, but their habitats fall within the...


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